A Christmas Carol


Show Synopsis

A beautiful edition of the classic tale, Oliver Twist. Ebenezer Scrooge is a miserly and mean-spirited old man. He treats family, coworkers, and strangers alike with distaste. But on Christmas Eve he receives a visit from the ghost of his dead business partner, Jacob Marley. Marley warns Scrooge that unless he learns to be less greedy and self-serving that Scrooge will be condemned to wander Earth weighed down with heavy chains, as Marley has been. Marley tells Scrooge ...

Filter Results
Item Condition
Seller Rating
Other Options
Change Currency

Customer Reviews

Write a Review

David C

Jan 8, 2021

Downright ugly book.

I wanted a Rackham-illustrated edition of Christmas Carol, and though this would work. My error. I have no idea who "Chump Change Books" is, but their company name is about all they got right. This is cheesy, ugly, ill-composed with tiny print and the illustrations shoehorned into the pages.


Dec 23, 2020

perfect for the holidays

Like so many others, I've seen the Muppets version of this, but somehow, I'd never gotten around to reading it. Of course, when I found out that Tim Curry narrates this on Audible, I knew this was the year I'd finally rectify that. He narrated this classic tale so fantastically, and it's the way I would absolutely recommend consuming this book. I imagine it'll be a go to for now on during the holiday season.

Gloria K

Sep 15, 2014

Go for it

Books were in excellent condition. Dickens has always been a good Christmas story. Tells of times past that were hard times.

johana m

Jul 14, 2014

excellent experience

Fast shipping and better than described!very satisfied.


Jun 12, 2008

classic recording-book

This is a combo book and recording of a dramatization of Dicken's "A Christmas Carol" with a cast led by narrator Charles Laughton and orchestral music written by Frank Worth. When I was growing up we had an ancient copy of this with two 78 RPM records - it was scratchy but we loved listening to it and following along with the book and the beautiful artwork, every Christmas. It's abridged from the original, certainly, only about 16 minutes long, total (4 minutes a side!), but the emotion of Laughton's voice is the reason to listen to it.
The reason I came across this listing was that I was transferring those old 78s to a CD, and was curious if it is available. This is the only reference to this recording I could find. This is a gem!

See All 7 Reviews

This item doesn't have extra editions